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    Aluminum flashing from the local hardware store....

    Aluminum flashing from the local hardware store. Make an oak form block to match the curvature of the wing surface, allow for spring back in the bend. Cut piece to size, clamp it and block in vise,...
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    Irish, I suggest that you contact Eddie Peck in...

    Irish, I suggest that you contact Eddie Peck in Nova Scotia. https://peckaero.ca Eddie has been building and modifying "EDO" :wink: floats for years. He's very knowledgeable of the subject and...
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    Vertical suspended in an old wide piece of carpet...

    Vertical suspended in an old wide piece of carpet from two locations.
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    How long is the pond Jim?

    How long is the pond Jim?
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    I like the others think you are being very...

    I like the others think you are being very optimistic in your cost estimates for that airplane. From your picture that airplane has been used hard in the years before you bought it. Sure it has a few...
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    You have presented many of the usual questions a...

    You have presented many of the usual questions a new pilot has. A new pilot has no idea where his future flying will take him and you have indicated that you are one of those who is looking for new...
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    Long ago I saw one of those in a Quonset shed in...

    Long ago I saw one of those in a Quonset shed in Derry NH, dismantled. Really wanted to get it, but the times weren't right. He wouldn't sell and I didn't have the spare funds. :sad: The owner is...
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    Those hose clamps are close enough to the engine...

    Those hose clamps are close enough to the engine mount to hit and could have been the cause of the break. Rotate the clamps so that they can not hit anything when the engine shakes.
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    Another possibility, the engine in my Cub is an...

    Another possibility, the engine in my Cub is an IO-360-B1D. The compression ratio is 8.50:1 and is rated at 180 hp. When you look at Lycoming's chart you will see several -Bxx rated at 180 hp. The...
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    Displacement with 7.20:1 low compression,...

    Displacement with 7.20:1 low compression, consider a Lycoming O-360-B1A, -B1B, -B2A, -B2B, -B2C. All are 168 hp and 80 Octane. All are stock unmodified engines.

    Here's Lycoming's list:...
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    That really should be a castle nut and cotter...

    That really should be a castle nut and cotter pin, even with a Dynafocal mount. The cotter hole has to line up correctly, but it does work.
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    That's the rib. Why is that cross wire loose?

    That's the rib. Why is that cross wire loose?
  13. Hey, I found it! Cessna labeled it "instrument...

    Hey, I found it! Cessna labeled it "instrument lights". I guess it wasn't considered very important. And it can not be pulled as it is only a press to reset type.
  14. There is a breaker on the starter solenoid?????...

    There is a breaker on the starter solenoid????? Where is it hidden????
  15. Those were made by North River. I recognize the...

    Those were made by North River. I recognize the FAA-PMA stamping on the disk. No matter they are the same, now owned by Airframes.
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    Yes. Since this is an amateur built...

    Yes.



    Since this is an amateur built airplane and you are not the original builder you will need an A&P mechanic to do your annual condition inspections. You should get together with this...
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    Mine goes to 56*, 110" long. It was necessary to...

    Mine goes to 56*, 110" long. It was necessary to lengthen the lower arm on the flap handle to get the extra pull on the cable. Also the full length of the handle is needed to get the mechanical...
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    Sounds just like my Stinson SR, and Stearman, and...

    Sounds just like my Stinson SR, and Stearman, and Cessna T-50. And my friend's Widgeon.
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    Replace the sensor and install a direct reading...

    Replace the sensor and install a direct reading gauge for reliability. Oil pressure is the one most important instrument in the airplane.
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    It's the best sounding one of the entire lot. :-)

    It's the best sounding one of the entire lot. :-)
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    If you do not feel proficient in performing...

    If you do not feel proficient in performing spins, then do not. Get a person who is qualified to do so, do it first. Then have him show you how, enough so that you feel comfortable.
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    They abandoned that one after WW2.

    They abandoned that one after WW2.
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    I don't have much experience with a Husky. With...

    I don't have much experience with a Husky. With that in mind 30 years ago I installed a new set of floats on a new Husky, then gave the owner his 10 hours of dual for the insurance company. My...
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    Mike, Do you think that there is more difference...

    Mike, Do you think that there is more difference than just a fixed pitch vs constant speed prop?
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    Lycoming Certified Engine list

    Complete list of Certified Lycoming engines including their relationship with like models.
    This is a link to Lycoming SSP-110-2: ...
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